Cristiano Ronaldo Fathers Baby Boy
The Real Madrid ace made the announcement via Twitter...
FormerCristiano Ronaldo has become a father for the first time, making the surprise announcement on his World Cup with his native Portugal, is thought to have become a daddy to a baby boy on 17th June and is said be be 'very happy.'
It is thought that after his team were knocked out of the tournament last week, Ronaldo travelled to the Algarve to meet his new born son for the first time.
The Real Madrid star, who is said to be dating Russian model Irina Shayk, released a statement saying: “It is with great joy and emotion that I inform I have recently become a father to a baby boy."
"As agreed with the baby’s mother, who prefers to have her identity kept confidential, my son will be under my exclusive guardianship.”
The statement continued: "No further information will be provided on this subject and I request everyone to fully respect my right to privacy (and that of the child) at least on issues as personal as these are."
Ronaldo's youngest sister, Katia Averio broke her silence over the birth of her nephew stating: "The news is true but he doesn't want to talk about it. It's his personal life and when he wants to, he will talk. He is very happy, of course. Who wouldn't be happy to have children?"
Averio also revealed that the unnamed baby boy has dark hair and eyes like his father and the footballer will make an official announcement about the new arrival soon.
The baby's mother, whose identity is being kept a secret, is thought to be from America.